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Factors influencing osteopaths’ relationship with evidence based practice

370 respondents completed a version of the JQ37 questionnaire adapted for the osteopathic profession. Generally UK osteopaths were interested in improving the skills needed to implement evidence-based practice. However, respondents did not search databases for current literatue, or use available practice guidelines, believing guidelines to be inapplicable to osteopathic patients.

The full paper is available at https://www.journalofosteopathicmedicine.com/article/S1746-0689(17)30148-7/fulltext

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